Pedro Cardoso is a Designer, and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication and Art at the University of Aveiro. His work, in the scope of Art, Design, Interaction and Experience, develops in multidisciplinary contexts, focusing on the exploration of poietic and aesthetic processes of games and computer systems. His interests lie in their study as tools for creative thinking and innovation, and critical work for affective experiences and social intervention.
Previously, he pursued post-doctoral research at INESC TEC (2018) and at the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto (2020) in the scope of games and digital media. He lectured at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto – where he co-established a postgraduate specialisation course in Interaction Design, Web and Games (2018). He also lectured at the Faculty of Communication, Architecture, Arts and Information Technologies of the Lusófona University of Porto, and at the School of Arts of Porto at the Portuguese Catholic University. He holds a PhD in Art and Design (2016), a MA in Image Design (2008), and a BA in Communication Design (2006).